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Trades & Labour department gets a fresh face

By Laura Oliver / June 28, 2019

We’re happy to say that our trades and labour division is busier than ever with our new resourcer Chris Walker taking charge.     Chris […]

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Electrical contractors: Are you “electric vehicle ready?”

By Laura Oliver / July 11, 2018

New electric vehicle proposal could open lucrative market for electrical contractors Electrical contractors will be interested to hear the latest proposal by the Department for […]

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Construction training for under £25 : The 3 top Health and Safety certificates in demand

By Laura Oliver / February 8, 2018

The Age of the Health & Safety Certificate These days construction sites take their health and safety very seriously, and with good reason. Whilst the […]

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George Clarke showcases amazing regeneration of The General in Bristol

By Laura Oliver / February 1, 2018

We are very proud to have been involved in the regeneration over the last four years of The General in Bristol. It has recently been visited […]

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Beating Blue Monday with Funny Construction Jokes

By Laura Oliver / January 15, 2018

Blue Monday in the office After the excitement of Christmas and New Year, the next event on the calendar is a bit more dismal; Blue […]

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Blue Monday Songs for Construction Jobs

By Laura Oliver / January 10, 2018

Happy New Year everyone! Following our playlist dedications to electrical workers and plumbers, our latest list celebrates those in construction jobs; our Trades and Labourers in […]

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Plumbing Music Playlist: for Plumbers, Pipefitters & other Mechanical Jobs

By Laura Oliver / December 22, 2017

Plumbing jobs appreciation This week the heating has been on full in the office and we’ve been drinking lots of tea to keep warm and […]

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Have a listen to our Electrician Oldies playlist

By Laura Oliver / December 11, 2017

Songs for Sparks                             With the snow falling outside it’s beginning to […]

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Construction apprenticeships and training: new schemes enough to plug the skills gap?

By Laura Oliver / December 4, 2017

Why is there a skills shortage? The release of the Autumn Budget and an overhaul of construction apprenticeship and training programs has brought attention to […]

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Chancellor’s “budget for builders” shows government has listened to construction industry demands

By Laura Oliver / November 30, 2017

Construction industry associations influenced budget decisions Since the Autumn budget was announced by Phillip Hammond a week ago we have been reflecting upon the statement […]

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12 years in Construction Recruitment : 5 Reasons to Celebrate

By Laura Oliver / November 20, 2017

Pier Consulting Ltd Celebrates its 12th year in Construction Recruitment       In the office today we have been reflecting on how far we […]

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Llantwit Major under-8s battle St Albans and Llandaff North

By Michaela Little / September 28, 2017

Last weekend, Llantwit Major under-8s travelled to St Albans in Cardiff to take on the host St Albans and Llandaff North. The squad is growing […]

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Pier Consulting Become Members of Building Services Employment Agency Alliance

By Michaela Little / January 4, 2017

Towards the end of 2016, Pier Consulting underwent a rigours audit with external auditors EXOVA. The audit consisted of a number of key commitments in […]

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We have a Place in the Top 50 List

By Michaela Little / August 18, 2016

So last week we received an email confirming we have a place in the 2016 Fast Growth 50 List! To say we are excited and […]

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Vale of Glamorgan Recruitment Company celebrates 10 years in Business

By Michaela Little / November 20, 2015

Today Friday 20th November we celebrate 10 years in business!!   Pier Consulting has now been supplying construction operatives across south wales and the south […]

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“We Are NOT Pier Recruitment Agency Ltd”

By Michaela Little / September 20, 2015

Wales Online, Local Press, Recruitment Press and the Tabloids have recently highlighted adverts used by a Company called “Pier Recruitment Agency Limited” on their social media accounts […]

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National Minimum Wage Increase 1st October

By Michaela Little / September 11, 2015

The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice – you must be at least school leaving age […]

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Pier gets a Trademark

By Michaela Little / August 11, 2015

Pier Consulting, now has a trademark.

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Pier sponsors british clubmans championship 2015

By Michaela Little / August 11, 2015

Pier Consulting were thrilled when asked by their client MCS Ltd to provide sponsorship for this years ACU British Clubmans Championship 2015 

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The construction sector is booming

By Michaela Little / August 11, 2015

As the construction sector continues to grow at an incredible rate, Pier touches on the impact the skills shortage is having on the industry and […]

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Becoming an apprentice is a no-brianer

By Michaela Little / August 11, 2015

Pier Consulting are proud of what they trying to achieve within the Building Services industry by offering its clients a new way of recruiting apprentices. […]

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Pier continues to support Bouygues UK

By Michaela Little / June 5, 2015

Pier are proud to be working with Bouygues UK and wish them continued success.

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PIER Appoints new Health & Safety Advisor

By Michaela Little / March 6, 2015

Pier Consulting have appointed a new Health & Safety Advisor in order to ensure both that our Health & Safety polices are up to date […]

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Pier starts work with Advantage XPO

By Michaela Little / March 5, 2015

Pier have gained a place on the supply chain with Advantage XPO to assist with the recruitment of Blue Collar Operatives, This will see Pier […]

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